The University of Nebraska annually presents four distinguished awards to recognize especially meritorious research and teaching efforts by individuals and within academic departments.
Innovation, Development, and Engagement Award
Honors faculty members who have extended their academic expertise beyond the boundaries of the University in ways that have enriched the broader community.
Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award
Honors members of the University of Nebraska faculty who have conducted outstanding research or creative activity of national/international significance.
Outstanding Teaching and Instructional Creativity Award
Honors members of the University of Nebraska faculty who have developed meritorious and sustained records of excellence in teaching and creativity related to teaching.
University-wide Departmental Teaching Award
Honors a department/unit at the University of Nebraska which has outstanding esprit de corps in its dedication to the education of students at the undergraduate, graduate, or professional levels.